Top Coding Camps in Vancouver

Published Dec 7, 2018 | Updated May 24, 2019

With summer fast approaching, many parents and kids want to get the jump on summer camp planning and maybe even some early bird deals! Coding camps are growing hugely in popularity and can give today's kids the extra push to develop valuable real-world skills.

Here is a list of the top local coding camps in Vancouver!

Polyglot Coding

At Polyglot, they streamline the curriculum to ensure that you come out capable and confident with coding in your free-time, and have a strong foundation to do software engineering work. They don't just do "toy-problems" and call it a day. You will tackle real day-to-day problems seen in the industry!

Founded and instructed by software engineers from Google, Facebook, Amazon, and more! They believe in giving the best education with no compromises. 

Digital Media Academy

Elementary, middle school and high school students will be able to explore their interests and make new friends while enjoying personalized instruction and small class sizes.

The UBC-based camp is the perfect place to foster innovation in projects in music, filmmaking, digital photography, gaming, and a variety of other tech-based career paths.

UME Academy

UME Academy teaches Design and Computational Thinking skills to young learners, ages 6-13 through game design methodologies. Programs are designed for students of all abilities and interests. Summer camps are taught at several locations throughout Greater Vancouver, and include themes such as Web Design, Video Game Design, Fashion, Design, and more.

Startup Skool

Startup Skool is a series of week-long summer camps for youth ages 8-18 across Vancouver and Victoria. These programs focus of a variety of topics including entrepreneurship, design, coding, and e-commerce. In one week students will learn the fundamentals of starting their own business, creating their first website, make a “dragon’s den” pitch, and get a behind the scenes peak at some of Vancouver’s top companies. 

Under the GUI

Under the GUI is a learning academy focusing on STEM programs for grades 1 - 12 students. They aspire to create an environment that inspires to innovate, think critically, and create with technologies on the fringe of our hi-tech culture. Their classes sizes are small, with a low student to teacher, it allows for students to have personalized learning outcomes and projects.

Byte Camp

Byte Camp is all about changing the way that kids interact with technology to make them more creative, more productive and more confident. They call what we teach Creative Technology and we are passionate about sharing these skills with youth.

Their camps range from Stop-Motion Animation to Game Design to 3D Printing and Modelling, and everything in between. If it is Digital and it is Creative, chances are they have a course that covers it!

Level Up Kids

Level Up is an active, inspiring place filled with friends and friends to be, where real computer science and technology learning is fun. Level Up engages students in supplemental Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education, giving them real academic advantage and the skills and motivation they need to succeed in life.

Geering Up UBC Engineering & Science

For the past 20 years, Geering Up has brought STEM (science, engineering, technology & math) camps to youth across B.C. Geering Up camps are all about making Science Technology and Engineering hands-on and exciting. Each day is a dynamic mix of hands-on activities, demonstrations, tours, mentors, and design challenges. Our camps are taught by experienced university students with a passion for their field of study. In addition to all of this they ensure each camper spends at least one hour of each day participating in active games outside.

Sylvan Learning

Sylvan has been serving the Vancouver community for almost 30 years, providing their trademark teaching services.

In addition to tutoring in writing, reading, math, study skills, and other subjects, for which Sylvan Learning is well-known, they offer fun summer camps in robotics and coding for kids at various locations throughout Greater Vancouver.

TechUp Kids

TechUpKids is an organization started with an objective of getting kids excited about learning to code. We also want to help kids make the switch from consuming computer programs to creating them. In a fun and enriching environment, we use experiential learning to develop code and explore kid friendly programming tools, such as Scratch.

Through hands-on activities and discussion, we work individually and as a group to expand and deepen your child’s understanding of programming and use their imagination to create programs.

For a complete listing of summer camps ideas including schedule information and pricing, head to our summer camps listing page. Local camp providers add new camps & classes to our website daily, so we have 100+ camp schedules that you can easily filter through based on age, interests, and specific dates. Hope you have a safe and fun-filled summer!

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